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USAF chief loadmaster recalls the Green Ramp Disaster: the sad story of when an F-16 collided with a C-130 over Green Ramp and then crashed into a parked C-141
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF chief loadmaster recalls the Green Ramp Disaster: the sad story of when an F-16 collided with a C-130 over Green Ramp and then crashed into a parked C-141
The night carrier landing where a US Navy F-4 had both main landing gear tires blown after snagging the one wire in mid-flight and impacting on top of the third arresting wire
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
A nightmare of the worst order: the US Navy F-4 pilot who caught #1 Wire on his RIO last night carrier landing
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when his Blackbird flew So Fast that He and his RSO arrived at Beale AFB almost a Day Before They Left Kadena AB
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot recalls when he set 13 acres of Maryland on fire by dumping fuel after one engine exploded during his last Blackbird flight
USAF Deuce pilot recalls how during the few times he broke the sound barrier in the F-102 the cockpit noise level never changed
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF Deuce pilot recalls how during the few times he broke the sound barrier in the F-102 the cockpit noise level never changed
The VF-142 F-4B that was able to make an emergency landing aboard USS Ranger after her radome was destroyed by Vietnamese AAA
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The VF-142 F-4B that was able to make an emergency landing aboard USS Ranger after her radome was destroyed by Vietnamese AAA
US Navy P-3 crew member recalls when a USAF C-130 Hercules provided Buddy Start to his Orion after #2 engine failed to start
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy P-3 crew member recalls when a USAF C-130 Hercules provided Buddy Start to his Orion after #2 engine failed to start
The story behind the famed photo of a MiG-17 having a Tail Strike after completing a Loop during an Airshow (the Aircraft landed with very Minor Damage)
Airshows / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the famed photo of when a MiG-17 had a Tail Strike after completing a Loop during an Airshow (the Aircraft landed with very Minor Damage)
Former Nigerian Air Force MiG-21 pilot tells the story of when he blacked out from extreme g-forces during an air display with its Fishbed
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former Nigerian Air Force MiG-21 pilot tells the story of when he blacked out from extreme g-forces during an air display with its Fishbed
The story of George Smith, the F-100 test pilot who became the first person to accomplish supersonic bailout (He suffered grievous injuries, survived and resumed flying Super Sabres again)
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of George Smith, the F-100 test pilot who became the first person to accomplish supersonic ejection (He suffered grievous injuries, survived and resumed flying Super Sabres again)
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The story of Leslie Shook, the voice behind Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet’s Bitchin’ Betty
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of Leslie Shook, the voice behind Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet’s Bitchin’ Betty
A quick look at why the GAU-8/A Avenger Gun is Mounted Left of the A-10 Warthog Centerline
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Weapons
A-10 pilot explains why the Warthog’s GAU-8/A Avenger Gun had to be destabilized a little to get more Bullet Dispersion
‘It destroyed my frigging house!’: Alleged Sonic boom from F-15 fighters reported to cause property damage in Florida
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
‘It destroyed my frigging house!’: Alleged Sonic boom from F-15 fighters reported to cause property damage in Florida
The story of why the German Air Force and German Navy dubbed the F-104 Starfighter “Widow Maker”
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of why the German Air Force and German Navy dubbed the F-104 Starfighter “Widow Maker”
Video shows C-130 Hercules “Buddy Start” (engine start utilising the propeller blast of another aircraft to effect engine starting)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Video shows C-130 Hercules “Buddy Start” (engine start utilising the propeller blast of another aircraft to effect engine starting)
Photos show Wright-Patterson AFB and US Air Force Museum damaged by tornado
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Photos show Wright-Patterson AFB and US Air Force Museum damaged by tornado
B-47 navigator/bombardier recalls when his Stratojet flew the largest Nuclear Bomb ever built to Spain
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-47 navigator/bombardier recalls when out of 45 Stratojets that took off from Little Rock AFB to the UK his B-47 was the only one that made it across the Atlantic Ocean
B-52 bomber Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire, No Crew Injured
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-52 bomber Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire, No Crew Injured
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